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  • Hartford Foundation Awards Grants To Manchester Organizations

    Hartford Foundation Awards Grants To Manchester Organizations
    MANCHESTER — The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving on Wednesday announced grants totaling about $85,000 to support the community kitchen, training for first-responders and other local projects and organizations. The Manchester Area Conference...
  • Love Story: Her 'Ideal' Gave Way To Love For Him

    Love Story: Her 'Ideal' Gave Way To Love For Him
    "Guys are needy. I don't like needy. … My ideal relationship, if I were to ever start dating, would have to be with a guy who I could see on a Saturday twice a month," Christine Boucher told her coworkers in 2013. If he didn't want to go out on...
  • Jay Leno benefit set for 19 children's charities

    Jay Leno benefit set for 19 children's charities
    A photo of Jay Leno and an invitation "to join us for a night of music and laughter" is on a flier for the Youth Activity Center in West Boca. Can a modest after-school program for low-income children afford such a famous comedian? No, and it's not a...
  • Morton Grove taste-tests cuisines, raises money for charity

    Hundreds of people came to try the fare of local restaurants when Taste of Morton Grove got underway March 5. While diners were busy tasting a wide variety of savory foods and desserts, buying raffle tickets and bidding on silent auction items, they...
  • Wounded Warrior Project: Big and getting bigger

    Americans must be increasingly curious about Wounded Warrior Project with its ubiquitous TV appeals for donations to help veterans of our longest wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, recover and transition to civilian life. Operation Iraqi Freedom, after all,...
  • Rhode Island Foundation announces $500,000 in scholarships

    The Rhode Island Foundation will offer students and their families more than $500,000 in scholarships to help with educational expenses. The philanthropic community foundation says individual and organizational donors have established scholarship funds...
  • Barbara Schmidt advocates for inner peace

    Barbara and Dick Schmidt keep three sets of schedules: his, hers and the Schmidt Family Foundation. The largesse of Dick Schmidt's family fortune continues to be seen and felt all over town. Florida Atlantic University has the Charles E. Schmidt name on...
  • Congressman who doesn't have full head of hair losing what's left at charity event

    Congressman who doesn't have full head of hair losing what's left at charity event
    U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is shaving his head at a fundraising event for the St. Baldrick's Foundation to help raise money for child cancer research. The foundation, which is known for its trademark events in which people shave their heads, said Deutch is...
  • Vernon edition community news: Vernon, Tolland, Ellington

    Johnson Memorial Medical Staff Scholarship STAFFORD SPRINGS - Johnson Memorial Medical Center (JMMC), the parent company of Johnson Memorial Hospital (JMH), is accepting scholarship applications for its Medical Staff Scholarship Program. Applications can...
  • Light-up gear for after-dark activities

    WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. Three years ago, Shelly Fisher's medical-identification-bracelets company in this small town outside Philadelphia, Hope Paige Designs L.L.C., had just started to hit its stride. Her goal to create jewelry designed not only to...
  • Three local youngsters honored for charitable actions

    Three local youngsters honored for charitable actions
    When it comes to giving back to the community, the youth of Deerfield and Highland Park can respond like no other towns in Illinois. Three area students, two from Deerfield and one from Highland Park, were among the 10 honored in the state for their...